Appraisers

Appraiser Countersues Black Plaintiffs Who Alleged Discrimination

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> McKissock Learning > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Appraiser Countersues Black Plaintiffs Who Alleged Discrimination by Isaac Peck, Publisher There are now a number of lawsuits facing appraisers where the primary allegation is racial discrimination. Tate-Austin v. Janette Miller, filed in California in… Read More

Recession Proof your Business using the Mindset Spectrum

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> McKissock Learning > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Recession Proof your Business using the Mindset Spectrum by Kendra Budd, Editor The pandemic is slowing down, along with the housing market—confronting appraisers with the reality that a recession is upon us and mortgage work… Read More

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

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> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Isaac Peck, Senior Broker at OREP.org As I write this, I just finished up a webinar on discrimination claims that I did in a podcast style with… Read More

What’s New at the VA? Interview with VA’s Chief Appraiser

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> The Appraiser Coach > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt What’s New at the VA? Interview with VA’s Chief Appraiser by Isaac Peck, Senior Broker at OREP.org The appraisal industry is abuzz with changes and challenges—appraisal volume has slowed, desktop and hybrid appraisals are becoming… Read More

Long Have Appraisers Been Told

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> CubiCasa > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Long Have Appraisers Been Told by Tim Andersen, MAI Long have appraisers heard the advice, “a thick work file is your best defense!” By extension, therefore, a poor work file, a thin work file (or, even… Read More

Killed by Carbon Monoxide: Appraiser Blamed

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> CubiCasa > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Killed by Carbon Monoxide: Appraiser Blamed by Kendra Budd, Associate Editor Editor’s Note: The names, location and details of this case have been changed to protect the privacy of the individuals involved. For decades, appraisers have… Read More

Navigating a Changing Market

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> CubiCasa > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt Navigating a Changing Market by Isaac Peck, Editor Both real estate appraisers and the real estate market as a whole have been on quite a journey for the last two years. The median price of a… Read More

ADUs and What’s in It for You?

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> RemoteVal > AMC Guide > OREP E&O ★★★★★ “They are knowledgeable, professional, and understand urgency.” – Joe Thweatt ADUs and What’s In It for You? by Richard Hagar, SRA Acronyms on top of acronyms—just wait until you see Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s upcoming appraisal form regarding these initials. ADU/DADU Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU),… Read More